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Man Hunt

Getting back to work on Lang's filmography and as always the film is impeccably lit and shot. While the plot itself is a sort of typical cat & mouse game, Lang (as always) seems to work it in a way that highlights the moral and social aspects of it all. The film could have easily just been "this guy being chased by the bad guys", but because it's Nazi Germany (and the main lead is a big game hunter which also gives some interesting moral aspects), Lang seized the opportunity and incorporated some wonderful bits of conversation between the opposing forces. The cave conversation at the end in particular is great, probably my favorite scene of the film. Lang always seemed so ahead o his time in terms of the pure craft of camera work and shadow play. Seriously though:

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Iron Man 3
Yeah, i didn't like that twist. (You know which one)

But it was enjoyable, and it was better than IM2.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

This just gets better and better on repeat viewings, what a film.

Firth and Strong really stood out for me this time, everyone in the cast is just bloody perfect. And that musical montage at the end of the film is so genius.

Is Thomas Alfredson dead, cant wait for his next project

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Let's hope Hoytey makes it back for The Snowman.

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Godzilla (2014)

wow

really not as good as I remember it

I almost feel like Cranston is such a great actor, and the rest of the film around him is so lame, that it seems like he's overacting in every scene

Watanabe too, because it seems like Edwards milks cutting to his dramatic facial expression way too much

the monstery parts are the only good thing though, oh and the Jurassic Park references
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Does it make you less or more excited for his Star Wars spin-off?

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Love Godzilla. Fuck ya'lls


-Vader

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BlairCo wrote:Does it make you less or more excited for his Star Wars spin-off?
holy shit good point

less, definitely less

he's like a poor man's JJ Abrams, who himself is a poor man's Spielberg

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Vader182 wrote:Love Godzilla. Fuck ya'lls


-Vader
It reminded me of Jaws. Not as good as Jaws obviously but still...

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Allstar wrote:
Vader182 wrote:Love Godzilla. Fuck ya'lls


-Vader
It reminded me of Jaws. Not as good as Jaws obviously but still...
I feel like this is where it lives (and dies)

it's thematically intelligent and terrifying

but like, nearly everything with a human on screen seems so deliberate; it feels almost overdirected

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